Foulger-Pratt Denies Silver Spring Transit Concrete Flaws

The Silver Transit Center was slated to open a year ago.


Foulger-Pratt says their structural analysis proves that the $101 million Paul S. Sarbanes Silver Spring Transit Center project doesn't have the issues that Montgomery County officials claim. Their analysis points out that the Transit Center meets the necessary specifications by Metro and the American Concrete Institute, according to an Examiner report.

Brent Pratt, a principal on the project, tells the Examiner that their tests proves that transit center can hold double the weight.

However, the county is standing by its demand of a structural repair orchestrated by Foulger-Pratt. David Dise, director for Montgomery County's General Services, says the general contractor must abide by the contract.

jag March 19, 2012 at 05:34 PM
Jonathan Bernstein March 20, 2012 at 01:01 PM
I agree - with UGH! Sounds like positions being staked out for litigation rather than to resolve this....
Real liberal March 20, 2012 at 01:34 PM
Yes indeed- we're in for years of an ugly, fenced, useless structure.
Bubba March 20, 2012 at 01:54 PM
Reminds me of the NOAA building. The NOAA building was completed and remained vacant for years because of some lawsuit, I believe, about abestos. It was quite the embarassment.
Bubba March 20, 2012 at 02:04 PM
And NOAA was built by - drumroll please ........................... Foulger-Pratt.


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